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TypeCountry
Scriptsسُودان Arabic

Meaning & History

From Arabic سُود (sud) meaning "black", referring to the darker skin of the inhabitants. This is the name of a country in Africa. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: السُودان (al-Sudan).
Other Languages & CulturesSoedan Dutch Soudan French Sudão Portuguese Sudán Spanish
Same SpellingSudán
Entry added May 31, 2018   Contribute